07/28/14 1:17pm
07/28/2014 1:17 PM
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Leonard Skuggevik will be named superintendent of the Shelter Island School District, replacing Dr. Michael Hynes, sources say. (Credit: The Suffolk Times, file)

Editor’s note: The story has been updated to reflect the version that appears in the July 31st issue of The Suffolk Times.

Greenport High School’s principal of the past five years is leaving to become superintendent of the Shelter Island School District.

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07/08/14 8:00am
07/08/2014 8:00 AM
Greenport school boards member Heather Wolf, center, and Dan Creedon disagreed Monday over scheduling a June 25 special meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

Greenport school boards member Heather Wolf, center, and Dan Creedon, left, are in disagreement over the scheduling of a June 25 special meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

Heather Wolf is apologizing for any misconceptions residents may have about the Greenport school board scheduling a 7:30 a.m. special meeting on June 25 to approve two employee contracts.

She’s also defending the decision to hold that meeting with short notice because she said both agreements — a contract to share a plant facilities manager with the Southold School District, and appointing a pre-K principal — were timely.

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06/24/14 12:00pm
06/24/2014 12:00 PM
Greenport High School principal Lenonard Skuggevick. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

Greenport High School principal Lenonard Skuggevick. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

The Greenport School District has decided to eliminate midterm exams week starting next school year as a way to provide extra classroom time for its secondary students.  (more…)

05/19/14 1:53pm
05/19/2014 1:53 PM

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One write-in candidate for the Greenport Board of Education has turned to Facebook, every few hours updating a status asking her friends to vote for her. Another is promising through social media to bring refreshing change to the board, just like her name suggests. A third is asking for support from the community so he can be voted back on to the board after stepping down last year.

With one day to go before a write-in vote will determine the next member of the Greenport school board, at least four candidates have emerged.  (more…)